Ideas54:00William Notman of Montreal - Part 2 (Feb. 2012 Encore)
William Notman of Montreal - Part 2 (Feb. 2012 Encore)
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He arrived in Montreal in 1856 as a fugitive from the law. He became Canada's most successful photographer. A rare combination of canny businessman and master craftsman, William Notman embraced the wondrous new medium of photography and left us a unique record of Canada's social history. A portrait by Montreal writer Elaine Kalman Naves.